Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts. - Georges Rouault
Revolt, my child, revolt is a quick axe cleaving dead wood in the forest by night. The woodsman of the day is the executioner.
Romanticism is man's revolt against reason, as well as against the condition under which nature has compelled him to live. - Ludwig von Mises
Governments don't spy on you for your protection, they spy on you to see if you're planning a revolt. - Lori Goodwin
Every true writer is like a bird; he repeats the same song, the same theme, all his life. For me, this theme as always been revolt. - Alberto Moravia
I thought that there could be no revolt against nature. I accepted the landscape without dreaming that, behind, there still prowled large skeletons without fur. With just one sign, I thought I was able to make them rise up outside their refuges... - Roger Vitrac
But when one does not complain, and when one wants to master oneself with a tyrant’s grip — one’s faculties rise in revolt — and one pays for outward calm with an almost unbearable inner struggle. - Charlotte Brontë
The whole world is in revolt. Soon there will be only five Kings left--the King of England, the King of Spades, The King of Clubs, the King of Hearts, and the King of Diamonds. - King Farouk of Egypt